RCVB specializes in hospitality and customized assistance throughout the entire process, offering additional incentives to third meeting planner partners. Activate your event with an easy hike to the top of our historic city landmark, Mt. Rubidoux. Celebrate with your choice of our “Pick a Perk” incentives. Rejuvenate with citrus-themed signature beverages and farm to table menus from our creative culinary staff. Our complimentary RCVB services ensure your event in the Riverside will be extraordinary. “The Boutique Riverside Convention Center has the distinction as one of the top three best conference/convention centers of 2018 and 2019 in California under 100,000 square feet.” With 68,000 square feet of flexible indoor space, fully carpeted exhibit hall, 22 breakouts, healthy menu options, complimentary Wi-Fi and 8,600 square feet, of outdoor plaza and green space available for elegant dining, active team building, enjoyable receptions and entertainment. The center’s unique services includes on-site catering under the leadership of executive chef Brad Martin who is pleased to provide you with customized menus and pro audio visual (pro-AV) offers professional audio-visual support. Riverside’s downtown hotels include The Historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, Riverside Marriott, and Hyatt Place and the Hampton Inn which are located adjacent to the Convention Center offering a variety of first-class hotel accommodations. Discover the walkable downtown Main Street with artisan restaurants, pubs, boutique shopping, museums, specialty coffee and tea shops, Food Lab’s eclectic restaurants, craft breweries, wine and tequila tastings. Explore our charming downtown by bicycle and experience live entertainment at the Fox Theater. Just 17 miles away, the Ontario International Airport offers convenience for the business traveler. The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, a Historic Landmark Hotel was newly renovated in 2019. The AAA Four Diamond Resort features 238 guest rooms, including 27 suites, Duane’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, The Sushi Bar, Bella Trattoria Italian Bistro, Las Campanas Mexican Cuisine & Cantina, Tequila Tasting Room, The Mission Inn Restaurant, Presidential Lounge, Hi Tea, Deluxe Sunday Brunch, full service Award Winning Kelly’s Spa, Olympic size swimming pool, Casey’s Cupcakes and Mission Inn Docent Tours. There are also 15 beautiful meeting rooms that can accommodate groups of 10-250 guests. Marriott Riverside at the convention center has just completed a 12-million-dollar renovation with fully redesigned guestrooms and fitness center, C3 Restaurant and Lounge. New developments under works for Downtown Riverside!
- The highly anticipated Hampton Inn grand opening is scheduled for August 2019.
- Donut Bar, specialty donut shop with beer and donut pairings.
- Slaters 50/50, famous for their 50/50 burger.
- The Food Lab, the Inland Empire’s first food hall – voted #6 Best New Food Hall in the Country is growing, adding a retro video game arcade, virtual reality space, escape room and craft beer bar.
- Future expansion of the Riverside Convention Center and Active Plaza –2023